Puerto Rico

International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women

By Yolanda Golalez Malave, Program Assistant & HR Coordinator

As part of the celebration of the International Day of Non-Violence Against Women and at a time when the island of Puerto Rico is in a state of emergency due to gender violence and a worrying record of femicides. The staff of the Guara Bi Manaya program, which serves victims of crime and domestic violence, carried out an activity to show support, empathy, and solidarity to all participants in this situation. The staff and participants dressed in violet, held group therapy, and designed posters in which they wrote their determination not to be a victim and shared a message of solidarity with the victims of violence.

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